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2 edition of Sarah Bernhardt. found in the catalog.

Sarah Bernhardt.

De Polnay, Peter

Sarah Bernhardt.

by De Polnay, Peter

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Published by Distributed by Heron Books in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWomen who made history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2638.B5 D4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 329 p.
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4699588M
    LC Control Number77865330

    Page - Ah! que je leur e» ai voulu longtemps, à ces sots qui m'avaient verrouillé le cerveau. 1l était charmant, le monstre, Et si spirituel, et si fin, et si galant: d'une galanterie qui est un hommage, non une injure. Et bon pour les humbles. Et toujours gai. Il n'était pas, certes, l'idéal de l'élégance; mais il avait dans ses gestes une modération, dans son parler une douceur. Sarah Bernhardt. Other notes: First edition. Very good in very good, torn dust jacket. Sarah Bernhardt. Other notes: First edition. Very good in very good, torn dust jacket. Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included Seller Rating: % positive.

      Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Her younger--by 12 years--husband, Aristide Damala, was a Greek diplomat who died in , allegedly because of drugs and a generally vicious life. After his death she used to sign her own letters "Sarah Bernhardt, veuve Damala" ("widow Damala").

    Sarah Bernhardt born Henriette-Rosine Bernard, 22 or 23 October - 26 March ) was a French stage actress who starred in some of the most popular French plays of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including La Dame Aux Camelias by Alexandre Dumas, Ruy Blas by Victor Hugo, Fédora and La Tosca by Victorien Sardou, and L'Aiglon by. Sarah Bernhardt (born Sara-Marie-Henriette Bernard, ) was the most famous actress of the late nineteenth century. Celebrated for her golden voice, for her use of the spiral as the building block for movement on the theatrical stage, for an innovative use of costume and jewellery, for her patronage emerging artists, and for the business acumen that saw her fast become a household name.


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Gortner. My Double Life is the Sarah Bernhardt. book of the French actress Sarah Bernhardt, who was internationally famed during her lifetime and afterwards as one of the classical theater's all-time greatest stars. Bernhardt's memoirs are composed with a novelist's (or actress's) sense of artistry and suspense that leaves no doubt of the charisma for which she Cited by: 6.

Sarah Bernhardt self-aggrandizes with the kind of panache that one would expect from the great stage actress, but always does so with a sense of self-parody and never at the expense of others.

As an actress, I found myself identifying with Sarah a lot throughout the book /5. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Sarah Bernhardt (Bernhardt, Sarah, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Bernhardt, Sarah, The Idol of Paris (English edition, ) (Gutenberg text) Bernhardt, Sarah, My Double Life: The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt ( translation) (Gutenberg text) Help with reading books-- Report a.

SARAH BERNHARDT THE DIVINE AND DAZZLING LIFE OF THE WORLD'S FIRST SUPERSTAR by Catherine Reef ‧ RELEASE DATE: J A scintillating portrait of the stage legend. Reef brings to life for teen readers Bernhardt, a 19th-century icon and paragon of the French theater—and a single mother who went on to earn France’s highest recognition Author: Catherine Reef.

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Sarah Bernhardt (–) was an extraordinary performer, so much so that her name became synonymous with acting. Yet her importance extended beyond the world of theater—she was an icon of French nationalism, a target of both admiration and scorn, an artist and sculptor, and a trendsetting avatar of style.

The ten or so pages devoted to a description of Bernhardt's acting style will be instructive to the receptive theater t Taken together, this book and The Divine Sarah represent all that is known about Bernhardt until the next cache of letters is : Yale University Press.

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Loved reading about her and her escapades. I definately would recommend this is a GREAT READ/5(25). InSarah Bernhardt wrote a letter to Jean Mounet-Sully, her lover and leading man, in which this great French actress and self-dramatist seemed, for once, to stop performing.

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Illustrated with more than sixty-five photos of Bernhardt on stage, in film, and in real life. The legendary actress, international superstar and shrewd self-promoter Sarah Bernhardt () was the “godmother of modern celebrity culture,” and is.

Sarah Bernhardt, the greatest French actress of the later 19th century and one of the best-known figures in the history of the stage. Bernhardt was the illegitimate daughter of Julie Bernard, a Dutch courtesan who had established herself in Paris (the identity of her father is uncertain).

As the. Sarah Bernhardt's Dramatic Life, Onstage And Off. Septem • In Sarah, Robert Gottlieb paints an elegant and engaging portrait worthy of ." No, madame," I answered ; " my name is Sarah Bernhardt." She stepped back and drawing herself up, her face very pale and her brows knitted, she said in a mournful voice, a voice that was scarcely audible, " I am the widow of President Lincoln."4/5(1).